Chandigarh Capital Region (CCR) includes the union (federal) territory (city) of Chandigarh, and its neighboring cities of Mohali (in Punjab) and Panchkula (in Haryana). City of Chandigarh is popularly known as 'The City Beautiful'; and was designed by world renowned French architect Le Corbusier. It serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana.
How to Reach Chandigarh-Mohali
The city is conveniently connected to the rest of the country by air, road and rail (train) network. Details are provided below.
Chandigarh International Airport is located about 11 km from the city centre. Indian airlines connect the city with other major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Amritsar including some international destinations (Dubai, Singapore).
Chandigarh Train (railway) Station is located about 8 km from the City Centre. Important trains like the Shatabdi (superfast) Express and the Himalayan Queen Service connect Chandigarh with New Delhi and other parts of the country.
The city is connected with New Delhi and other major cities via Grand Trunk Road (National Highway 1 (NH1)), NH21 and NH 22.
Some Distances from Chandigarh/Mohali
|From Delhi||238 KM|
|From Jammu ||353 KM|
|From Shimla ||119 KM|
|From Amritsar ||217 KM|
|From Dehradun ||175 KM|
|From Ambala ||46 KM|
|From Jaipur ||496 KM|
Distance from Venue
|Chandigarh International Airport||12 KM|
|Chandigarh Railway (Train) Station||15 KM|
|Chandigarh ISBT Sector 17 (Bus Terminal)||9 KM|
|Yadvindra Garden, Pinjore ||40 KM|
|Shimla ||130 KM|
|New Delhi ||255 KM|
|Golden Temple, Amritsar||250 KM|
Travel From New Delhi Airport to Chandigarh:
There are three to four (fourth only if you are familiar with the area) ways:
- Most convenient: Indo-Canadian Bus Service
Can make online reservation
International Arrivals; Exit gate 6; move to Pillar 17 for Service Assistance
Service Agents wear Red Turbans and Navy Blue Coats and Pants
Charge Flat Rate of $35 & can pay in person in Indian Rupees.
- One Way Taxi Service (Average Cost INR2400)
Sharp Time Travels (+91 9814622444)
Khalsa Taxi Service (+91 9815891547)
Hire Me Car (+91 8881900900)
One Way Cab (+91 8000320320)
Chandigarh Delhi Taxi (+91 8872533950)
- Haryana Roadways Volvo Deluxe Bus Service to Chandigarh Bus Terminal:
Go to Pillar 9 for a free shuttle service to PTC (Public Transportation Center)
Bus stops there. Cost: about Rs700.
You can book your ticket from hartrans.gov.in .
- Kashmiri Gate ISBT (Interstate Bus Terminal) Terminal:
From Pillar 18; take City Bus to Kashmiri Gate ISBT terminal (last stop);
Also stops at Caunnaght Place, New Delhi & Old Delhi Train Stations.
Many options from Deluxe to ordinary Buses; all day and night services.
- Local Taxi for Delhi Metro Area: Pillars 15 & 16